Workshop proposal submission: October 18,
2002 (23:59 GMT)
Notification of acceptance: December 09,
Workshops: March 17 & 18, 2003
Workshops provide a highly interactive and collaborative setting where people
can combine forces to identify, exchange, plan and elaborate emerging ideas,
high-quality research, cutting-edge practices and other efforts. The successful
workshops at last years conference and the numerous past workshops at prominent
international conferences show that this productive and collaborative climate is
a hallmark of Aspect-Oriented Software Development. For AOSD 2003, we again
invite proposals for one-day workshops on well-defined and focused topics that
deal with emerging challenges and innovative approaches in AOSD. The workshops
are to be scheduled on March 17 and 18, the two days prior to the main
For the selection of the most promising workshops, the relevance of the proposed
workshop topic will be considered as well as its potential for attracting
participants and generating useful results. A workshop should be proposed by at
least two organizers from different institutions, and their past experiences and
abilities in organizing workshops will be taken into account. We would like to
stress the importance of active and creative workshops that strive to foster a
collaborative environment of interest to both practitioners and researchers.
Workshop proposals should consist of the following:
1. Name of the workshop
A 150 word workshop abstract to be
included in the web site and the advance program.
3. Names and contact addresses of the organizers
Identify one primary contact.
4. Topics and Motivation
What are the topics, themes, areas of
interest of the workshop?
How is the workshop relevant to AOSD?
5. Goals and Expected Results
Specify the explicit goals of the
workshop and how you intend to reach them.
What are the expected results of the
How will these results be disseminated?
6. Previous workshops
Have there been previous workshops on the
When, where, and how many participants?
Include short biographies of organizers,
focusing on their experience in this field and/or their experience as workshop
What is the expected number of
Explain why this workshop should attract
Specify the participant selection
What is the planned workshop format?
What will be done to stimulate
What are the pre and post workshop
Do you require a laptop projector, white
boards, flip charts, etc.?
11. Preliminary Call for Workshop Papers
This could repeat some of the information
from the previous items requested above, but should be targeted towards
prospective participants. The workshop call for papers should address the
Overview of the topics, goals and motivation for this workshop
Planned workshop format
Submission guidelines and review process
References to previous workshops (web sites)
Contact information of the organizers
Please send workshop proposals to firstname.lastname@example.org, to arrive no later than
October 18, 2002. Early submissions allow us to provide feedback that can
improve the final proposal. Electronic submissions in PDF or Word format are
Organizers of accepted workshops should create and maintain a web site to serve
as a workshop information center and to provide a repository for documenting pre
and post workshop activities.
In order to obtain a balanced workshop program we expect to collaborate closely
with the workshop organizers and we reserve the right to circulate proposals to
other submitters in view of possible workshop mergers.
For additional information, clarifications, questions, or special requirements,
please contact the AOSD 2003 Workshop co-chairs: Maja DHondt and Jeff Gray